Building a rustic modern bench is as easy as 1,2,3. Learn how simple it is to make your very own minimalist seating option with this 3 step tutorial.
I am so excited to share with you all the details of this gorgeous bench and it could not be easier to create. Let’s build a bench, shall we?
- 1 ft. x 10 ft. Plank
- Hairpin legs
- Stain (optional)
- Floor Protectors
You can find most of these items at your local hardware store.
Purchase the plank of your choice and distress or stain it in the color of your choice. I purchased a plank for a project a few years ago and that project never came to pass.
The plank unfortunately laid in the dirt for a couple of years or maybe it was fortunate because the patina from those years gave the plank a beautiful patina.
Purchase hairpin legs for your plank. I used these hairpin legs for my bench.
After a lot of research, I chose these particular legs because they are incredibly sturdy. Many hairpin legs are made from hollow tubes and I just didn’t want to take the chance of the bench collapsing.
For the length of the bench, I went with 6 legs for extra stability.
Attach the legs to the plank and VOILA! You have a bench!
So easy, right?!? What are you waiting for? 🙂
and… if you would like to recreate the wood accent wall in this ORC makeover, I’ve got you.
Until later, keep creating home friends!